Research Analyst

Bickerton serves as a resource manager in the Health and Barriers to Employment policy area, primarily supporting the Building Bridges and Bonds (B3) project, which tests three innovative components for responsible fatherhood programs. She performs a variety of project and contract management tasks, developing and monitoring budgets and work plans and serving as a liaison to federal funders, subcontractors, and other external partners. In addition, she supports implementation of the Cognitive Behavioral Interventions for Offenders Seeking Employment intervention. Before joining MDRC, Bickerton cofounded and served as director of operations and development for Drive Change, a nationally recognized social enterprise that trains and employs young adults returning home from jail or prison. She earned an MS in nonprofit management from the New School’s Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy and holds a BA in government from Hamilton College. Before graduate school, she worked in fundraising and development for K-12 schools.